Visual Art


  1. Below are our current Visual Arts class offerings, listed by age group. Please click the “register now!” button to check our ActiveWorks database for the current semesters day/time schedule.
  2. Check individual classes for specific materials, equipment, or pre-requisite requirements. Sign up for multiple classes to receive special discounts. Check back often for early bird discounts and also try AFTER ARTS, our after school program!

SUMMER VISUAL ARTS Schedule 2019

Starting from June 10th to August 12th

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9:00AM-10:30AM   JEWELRY DESIGN (Ages 7-10)     

BLING BLING! Become a jewelry designer with this studio course. Students will learn understanding of basic materials, techniques, and applied two‐and three‐dimensional design in creating original handmade jewelry. Students will be inspired by fashion and art history to create wearable works of art!

11:00AM-12:00PM   SET DESIGN (Ages 12-15)

In this class, students will work together to design the sets for a chosen play. Each student will participate in the design of a set for a different scene. They will learn to use proper proportions to sketch out the blueprints, and glean inspiration from other sets while utilizing individual creativity. at the end of this fun and educational class students will display their completed designs for the sets in their chosen play.

1:00PM-3:00PM   STILL LIFE PAINTING (Ages 9-13) 

Students will learn different aspects of line, shadow, volume, and composition by working from drawings of the masters – still life and plain air, Create beautiful still life and plain air landscape paintings from photos, models, and nature. Students will discover how to create strong compositions, design, and light effects while developing their personal style.

3:30PM-5:30PM BASICS OF DRAWING (Ages 10-13)

This class explores elements of drawing utilizing pencil, charcoal, crayons, pastels, and other mediums. Students will learn the basics of perspective, proportion, line, and form through observation, projects, and practice.

6:00PM-8:00PM DRAWING AND WATERCOLORS (Ages 13-15) 

Designed for beginners, this class explores the different elements of utilizing pencils, charcoal, watercolor and more. Students will learn various techniques to create texture and depth.

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9:00AM – 10:30AM     INTRO TO PAINTING (Ages 6-11) 

This class will introduce foundations of painting. Students will learn proper paint application and proper use of a variety of materials including acrylic, watercolor, ink, pastels, and gouache.

10:45AM -11:45AM    JEWELRY DESIGN (Ages 4-6)

BLING BLING! Become a jewelry designer with this studio course. Students will learn understanding of basic materials, techniques, and applied two‐and three‐dimensional design in creating original handmade jewelry. Students will be inspired by fashion and art history to create wearable works of art!

12:45PM – 2:15PM CLAY BUILDING (Ages 6-10) 

Learn to make pinch pots, coil pots, plates and more and decorate your original practical works of art with engraved as well as adorned designs.

2:30PM – 4:00PM BASICS OF DRAWING (Ages 6-9) 

This class explores elements of drawing utilizing pencil, charcoal, crayons, pastels, and other mediums. Students will learn the basics of perspective, proportion, line, and form through observation, projects, and practice.

4:30PM – 6:00PM MINI PASSPORTS (Ages 5-10

Embark on a new world-wide adventure. Students will explore through art different countries by creating fun and exciting projects from a specific country. Experiment with drawing, painting and mixed media to create a series of masterpieces inspired by different cultures.

6:30PM – 8:00PM Fashion Design (Ages 11-15)

Create your own fashion line in this fun and creative class all about fashion! Students will leave this class with a portfolio of fashion sketches inspired by weekly fashion prompts and projects.

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9:00AM – 10:00AM ART TALES (Ages 3-4)

Play and learn while creating art! Students will be inspired by popular children’s books to create unique works of art. This class will help young artists discover the connection between picture books and dialogue.

10:30AM-11:30AM DO IT/DESIGN IT (Ages 4-6)

Combining songs, music, games, and art, this class is perfect for the student who likes to keep moving while they create masterpieces. Students will explore a wide variety of mediums, textures, and techniques rooted in contemporary arts and crafts. This class will discover the correlations between music inspired by art and art that was inspired by music. Do it/ Design it will develop creativity and self-expression while stimulating the senses.

11:45 – 12:45 COLIGRAPHY ARTS (Ages 8-13)

Learn to write in various collagraphy fonts and utilize your skill in various writing projects! Students must be able to print in English clearly in order to take this class.

1:00PM-3:00PM STILL LIFE PAINTING (Ages 9-13) 
Students will learn different aspects of line, shadow, volume, and composition by working from drawings of the masters – still life and plain air, Create beautiful still life and plain air landscape paintings from photos, models, and nature. Students will discover how to create strong compositions, design, and light effects while developing their personal style.

3:30PM-5:30PM BASICS OF DRAWING (Ages 10-13)

This class explores elements of drawing utilizing pencil, charcoal, crayons, pastels, and other mediums. Students will learn the basics of perspective, proportion, line, and form through observation, projects, and practice.

6:00PM-8:00PM SCULPTING (Ages 12-17)

Learn to use clay, wire, papier-mache, and unexpected miscellaneous items to create elegant, wacky, practical, or meaningful sculptures.

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9:00AM – 10:30AM GLOBAL ADVENTURE (Ages 5-7) 

Bon Voyage! Kick off your global adventure learning about different cultures and creating exciting new projects with each lesson. Let your creativity be the passport that will transport you to different places of the world. Students will experiment with drawing, painting, and mix media as they learn about different cultures around the world.

12:00PM – 1:30PM MULTI-CULTURAL ART DESIGNS (Ages 7-14) 

Explore how people around the world make art. Learn different techniques from around the world and get inspiration for your own projects!

2:30PM-4:00PM BASICS OF DRAWING (Ages 6-9)

This class explores elements of drawing utilizing pencil, charcoal, crayons, pastels, and other mediums. Students will learn the basics of perspective, proportion, line, and form through observation, projects, and practice.

4:30-6:00 INTRO TO PAINTING (Ages 12-16)

This class will introduce foundations of painting. Students will learn proper paint application and proper use of a variety of materials including acrylic, watercolor, ink, pastels, and gouache.

6:30PM – 8:00PM FASHING DESIGN (Ages 11-15)

Create your own fashion line in this fun and creative class all about fashion! Students will leave this class with a portfolio of fashion sketches inspired by weekly fashion prompts and projects.

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9:00AM – 10:00AM ART TALES (Ages 3-4)
Play and learn while creating art! Students will be inspired by popular children’s books to create unique works of art. This class will help young artists discover the connection between picture books and dialogue.

10:30AM-11:30AM DO IT/DESIGN IT (Ages 4-6) 
Combining songs, music, games, and art, this class is perfect for the student who likes to keep moving while they create masterpieces. Students will explore a wide variety of mediums, textures, and techniques rooted in contemporary arts and crafts. This class will discover the correlations between music inspired by art and art that was inspired by music. Do it/ Design it will develop creativity and self-expression while stimulating the senses.

12:00PM – 1:00PM DRAWING ANIMALS (Ages 5-10)

Explore different methods of drawing animals from using symmetry, line, and circle, to creating realistic vs. fantastic animals.

1:30 – 2:30PM CRAFT LAND (Ages 5-10)

Learn and take home a new craft ever class in this fun and easy class to help kids de-stress, socialize in a structured environment, and learn to be crafty!

3:00PM – 4:30PM ART DISCOVERY (Ages 5-7)

Try you hands at lots of different mediums and see what you like best! We use traditional and modern methods to make paintings, drawings and other thrilling projects while learning about the great masters! This class will sure get your child’s creativity and imagination flowing!

4:45PM – 5:45PM FASHING DESIGN (Ages 8-10)

Create your own fashion line in this fun and creative class all about fashion! Students will leave this class with a portfolio of fashion sketches inspired by weekly fashion prompts and projects.

6:00PM-8:00PM SCULPTING (Ages 12-17)

Learn to use clay, wire, papier-mache, and unexpected miscellaneous items to create elegant, wacky, practical, or meaningful sculptures.

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9:00AM-10:30AM JEWELRY DESIGN (Ages 7-10) 

BLING BLING! Become a jewelry designer with this studio course. Students will learn understanding of basic materials, techniques, and applied two‐and three‐dimensional design in creating original handmade jewelry. Students will be inspired by fashion and art history to create wearable works of art!

10:45AM -11:45AM JEWELRY DESIGN (Ages 4-6) 

see above description.

11:00AM – 12:00AM DRAWING CARTOONS (Ages 8-13)

Learn and practice various methods of drawing and coloring cartoon characters and objects.

12:30PM – 2:00PM ELEMENTS OF ART (Ages 7-11) 

Students will be introduced to specific drawing fundamentals and techniques including line drawing, value, shape, patter, texture, perspective and composition. This class will introduce different perspectives inspired from nature, still life and photographs as well as the students own imagination. Students will explore mediums such as graphite, ink, charcoal, chalk, graphic markers, conte crayons, colored pencils and more!

3:30PM – 4:30PM SQUIGGLY WIGGLY (Ages 3-4) 

Calling all kids who don’t like to stay within the lines! Students will improve their motor skills, listening comprehension, critical thinking, and most importantly, their creative thinking. Students will engage in exciting projects in coloring, drawing, cutting, and collaging and much more!

5:00PM-7:00PM DRAWING AND WATERCOLORS (Ages 6-8) 

Designed for beginners, this class explores the different elements of utilizing pencils, charcoal, watercolor as well as other mediums, textures and techniques. Learn drawing skills and watercolor techniques. Students will explore how to create successful compositions, value, and paint handling

 7:30PM – 9:00PM ART HISTORY AND RE-CREATION (Ages 12-17) 

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 9:00AM-11:00AM     PAINTING (Adults) 

Use a variety of materials including acrylic, watercolor, ink, pastels, and gouche. Learn composition, mix colors and express yourself through your images! This class is designed for beginners as well as more experienced painters.

12:00PM – 1:00PM BEGINNERS KNITTING (All Ages) 

Learn to knit in this fun class for beginners, all material provided!

1:30 – 2:30PM LIL’ ART CRITICS (Ages 7-12) 

This exploratory art class will engage students to communicate what they like and dislike about various art works. Focusing on the positive, students will better understand how to politely talk about their preferences and give constructive criticism. This class will experiment with different mediums and focus on self-expression.

3:30PM – 4:30PM SQUIGGLY WIGGLY 

Calling all kids who don’t like to stay within the lines! Students will improve their motor skills, listening comprehension, critical thinking, and most importantly, their creative thinking. Students will engage in exciting projects in coloring, drawing, cutting, and collaging and much more!

5:00PM-7:00PM DRAWING AND WATERCOLORS (6-8) 

Designed for beginners, this class explores the different elements of utilizing pencils, charcoal, watercolor as well as other mediums, textures and techniques. Learn drawing skills and watercolor techniques. Students will explore how to create successful compositions, value, and paint handling

7:30PM – 9:00PM ART HISTORY AND RE-CREATION (Ages 12-17)